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Derby days: Here are the dates you need circled for some of the biggest games of the Premier League season
With the release of the Premier League 2021/22 fixtures today, we've picked out some of the biggest games of the season to get pencilled in the diary including the north London derby, the Merseyside derby and the Manchester derby.
Nothing beats the buzz of a big game - and with the release of the Premier League 2021/22 fixtures today, we've picked out some of the key dates to stick in your calendar ahead of the new season.
When is the north London derby?
One of the most iconic rivalries in the Premier League era - and certainly the most entertaining in recent years - the north London derby is essential viewing for any football fan.
Mikel Arteta's men return the favour on Saturday 15 January as they travel to the illustrious Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
When is the Merseyside derby?
Another classic Premier League rivalry that has provided endless drama and entertainment, the Merseyside derby will be pencilled into calendars across the north west and beyond this week.
The first fixture will be a midweek affair with Everton hoping to make use of home advantage on Tuesday 30 November against their noisy neighbours.
Liverpool then welcome the Toffees to Anfield a few months laer, on Saturday 23 April, to resume hostilies at the business end of the season.
When is the Manchester derby?
No local rivalry has had more significance in the title race in recent seasons than this - and it looks set to be that way once again with both Manchester City and Manchester United among the early favourites to win the league.
Old Trafford is the venue on Saturday 6 November for the first meeting between the two sides as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men look to keep up their recent impressive record against City.
Pep Guardiola's Premier League champions return the favour on Saturday 5 March as they welcome United to the Etihad.
And there are plenty more big games to come!
You can take your pick from the list of huge games to come ahead of another brand new Premier League season but with so many to choose from, we've picked out some highlights below.
Arsenal v Chelsea - Saturday 21 August
Liverpool v Chelsea - Saturday 28 August
Man City v Arsenal - Saturday 28 August
Tottenham v Chelsea - Saturday 18 September
Chelsea v Man City - Saturday 25 September
Liverpool v Man City - Saturday 2 October
Man Utd v Liverpool - Saturday 23 October
Tottenham v Man Utd - Saturday 30 October
Liverpool v Arsenal - Saturday 20 November
Chelsea v Man Utd - Saturday 27 November
Man Utd v Arsenal - Tuesday 30 November
Tottenham v Liverpool - Saturday 18 December
Arsenal v Man City - Saturday 1 January
Chelsea v Liverpool - Saturday 1 January
Man City v Chelsea - Saturday 15 January
Tottenham v Arsenal - Saturday 15 January
Chelsea v Tottenham - Saturday 22 January
Chelsea v Arsenal - Saturday 12 February
Man City v Tottenham - Saturday 19 February
Arsenal v Liverpool - Saturday 26 February
Man Utd v Tottenham - Saturday 12 March
Liverpool v Man Utd - Saturday 19 March
Man City v Liverpool - Saturday 9 April
Arsenal v Man Utd - Saturday 23 April
Liverpool v Tottenham - Saturday 7 May
Man Utd v Chelsea - Saturday 15 May